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Linlithgow

[lin-lith-goh]
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noun
  1. former name of West Lothian.
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Historical Examples

  • The meeting was held, but adjourned, after resolving that it should be resumed at Linlithgow.

    Andrew Melville

    William Morison

  • So in the beginning of December 1606, the Assembly was summoned to meet in Linlithgow.

    Andrew Melville

    William Morison

  • Mary was born on December 7, 1542, in the palace of Linlithgow.

  • Linlithgow and Stirling are in the open and cultivated part of Scotland.

  • He had begun to build and repair and decorate at Holyrood and Linlithgow.

    Royal Edinburgh

    Margaret Oliphant


British Dictionary definitions for linlithgow

Linlithgow

noun
  1. a town in SE Scotland, in West Lothian: ruined palace, residence of Scottish kings and birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots. Pop: 13 370 (2001)
  2. the former name of West Lothian
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